Postdoctoral Fellow

The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX

ID: 7079036
Posted: May 26, 2021
Application Deadline: August 31, 2021

Job Description

Dr. Fueyo and Dr. Gomez-Manzano viroimmunotherapy laboratory seeks highly motivated post-doctoral research fellows to investigate the development of new therapeutic approaches for the primary and metastatic brain tumors. Prior experience in molecular and cell biology, as well as immunology is highly desirable. The candidate must be self-driven, ethical, and a team player.

We have generated oncolytic adenoviruses with selective replication in cancer cells, tested preclinically and move these agents to first-in-human clinical application, and then to multicentric clinical trials. Our current studies are focused on finding new avenues for improving the results obtained in the clinical arena. The research has both basic and translational components and will encompass the use of molecular and cellular biology, as well as immunology and models of solid cancers.

Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter, statement of research interest and contact information for three references via email to Juan Fueyo, MD ( or/and Candelaria Gomez-Manzano, MD (, Division of Cancer Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is located in central Houston in the Texas Medical Center. The institution is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 50 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today. U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" survey has ranked MD Anderson the nation's top hospital for cancer care. The institution has been named one of the nation's top two hospitals for cancer

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.


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